The merchandise we buy is delivered to our warehouses on trucks (36 % being delivered by container). The total volume represents the equivalent of 2,072 20-foot containers. We have 102,656 m² of storage area, with a capacity of 110,441 pallets. There are 224 forklift trucks coming from 3 hand-picked manufacturers. We keep 73,387 items in stock. Our team of 168 warehousemen have prepared and shipped 566,271 orders coming from 3,468,485 product lines. Our customers’ purchasing processes are computerised: their orders are integrated into their system and then sent to us primarily by digital data exchange. 35.9% of our orders are now processed by EDI, character recognition and our commercial websites, thus reducing manual entry.
Average turnover per order is 1,004 euros.
Each of our subsidiaries has a single storage centre from whence they ship their orders to their customers in France, Europe and Africa.